Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada on June 17, 1994 · Page 23
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Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada · Page 23

Reno, Nevada
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Friday, June 17, 1994
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Mono Oaotto- Journal Water Fnrtey Juno 17 1994 5B From pace I H support those added customers hv storing 5,000 acrc-fcct of water in Stampede Reservoir, by using its well water mostly during droughts and by forcing river water into the Iruekee Meadows aquifer when water is plentiful. Wcstpac's proposal assumes the company will set aside enough water to satisfy residents' needs for a nine-year drought. The company currently uses the 1928-1935 drought as a model and stores enough water to get the area through a seven-year drought. But since the current drought is already worse than the 1928 drought, it's appropriate to use a tougher drought standard, Carson said. The company considered planning for a 15 year drought, she said, but dropped the idea because it was too conservative. "It's very much like buying insurance," Carson said. "You can Juy as much insurance as you want but there's a price for doing that. "You have to decide what's reasonable and what the community can afford." The company has even more plans for adding drought storage and Westpac is asking the PSC for permission to pursue them. The biggest among them is the Truckee River Negotiated Settlement which will give Westpac 39,500 acre-feet of drought storage in Stampede Reservoir. With West-pac's current and proposed new drought storage and the negotiated settlement, the community will have enough water to grow until about 2081. However, the community will not see the settlement's benefits until the federal government, Sierra Pacific, the Pyramid Lake Pai-ute Tribe, Nevada and California sign an agreement on how to operate the river under the settlement. That's not expected to take place until 1997. The PSC will hold a public hearing on the water resource plan sometime late summer, Carson said. In addition, the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Commission and the Washoe County commission will probably discuss the plan and take public comment. Sunny skies are forecast today Sunny skies and a near 80 is forecast today. "It's a typical June day," said Paul Frisbie pf the National Weather Service in Reno. "Typical" actually means abnormal temperatures, falling below the average mid-80s throughout the weekend, he said. For example, people around Elko who figured it was safe to plant their gardens earlier this month may have gotten a rude awakening. The temperature dipped below freezing early Thursday, all the way down to 28. And that's a record for the date, surpassing the previous June 16 low of 31, set back in 1945. "That's so unusual for the Elko area for June," Frisbie said. Ely also slipped below freezing with a low of 29. Most other reporting stations in Nevada stayed above 40, although Spanish Springs, north of Reno, dropped to freezing. Truckee, Calif., a traditional cold spot in national reports, fall all the way to 15. 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Parker 702-824-2234 (Reno) DROlKiHl WAII.R SUPPLY PRIORITIES H Truckee River Negotiated Settlement B Saving well water for droughts B Storing 5.00Qjjcre feet in Stampede Ra-rvttU B Artificially rnhhafng the Truckee MgpaCjtyfaquifer with river waieyj n B Drilling w!te.Tat capture waier in oeatoc If tower isn't the tallest, it could be most illuminating Laser light show: Las Vegas council to address the issue. ajtfwtl ICK B Buying ouf f allon farmers' shared -wafer stored in Donner B rcqrvbir in the Virginia MpurUn Range LAS VEGAS (AP) The Stratosphere Tower may not become the world's tallest tower, but it could be the most illuminating. Developers of the tower say they arc developing plans for a laser light show atop the tower if the Las Vegas City Council won't allow it to be built to a proposed 1,825 feet. "If we can't have the world's tallest tower, we'll have the world's most beautiful tower." said John Moran. attorney for tower developers Hob Stupak and ( irand Casinos Inc. I he Las Vegas City Council w ill meet in special session Tuesday to debate a proposed 813-foot addition to the tower amid indications that a compromise on its height will be reached. Moran had earlier asked for a two-week delay in the vote, but on Wednesday asked for the special meeting. "I'm not saying we won't compromise," Moran said. Moran said an appeal to the Federal Aviation Administration and the laser light show idea are moving along faster than expected. Although Moran said no specific height for the tower had been discussed, the developers are looking at "what wc can accomplish at varying heights." Plans to add to the tower's original proposed height of 1.012 feet have met with stiff resistance from county officials and McCarran International Airport. 'the I AA has also designated the tower a haard to aviation. Moran said delays caused by the new plans are costing the developers both money and time. 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